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Rob Portman

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  • Gay rights bill clears key hurdle in Senate

    WASHINGTON — The gay rights movement won at least a preliminary victory Monday as the Senate voted to advance a measure that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The 61-30 procedural vote does not...
  • Senate confirms Richard Cordray as consumer bureau chief

    Senate confirms Richard Cordray as consumer bureau chief
    WASHINGTON — The nation's consumer watchdog for credit cards, mortgages and other financial products is set to emerge from a legal cloud that threatened its authority after a Senate deal paved the way for confirmation of its director. After...
  • Hillary Clinton, Portman and gay marriage: What took her so long?

     
    I’m sorry, did I miss something? Is Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ presumptive 2016 presidential nominee, just now coming out now in support of gay marriage? How weird. How is it possible that Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican stalwart who...
  • Jeb Bush will be on five Sunday morning programs

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania

    Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, possible VP pick, to campaign for Romney in Pennsylvania
    With hometown boy Rick Santorum out of his way, Mitt Romney can save his money and his time in expensive and expansive Pennsylvania. Romney's campaign yanked his $2.9 million ad buy that would have saturated the airwaves in the two weeks leading up to...
  • Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money

    Smith lags in poll, heads to Washington to raise money
    Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
  • Romney should let the convention pick his VP

    Romney should let the convention pick his VP
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
  • Romney Makes It Official: His VP Pick Is Ryan

    Romney Makes It Official: His VP Pick Is Ryan
    NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made his vice presidential pick official Saturday morning, announcing via smartphone app that he had chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. In less than two hours, the two men will make a joint...
  • Obama-Romney: It's not over yet

    Obama-Romney: It's not over yet
    Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
  • Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in

    Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in
    When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate one another for the first time Wednesday night, they may feel as though they've already done so. As with stage lighting and cameras, stand-ins are also commonly used in debate preparations, and the...